” When I was living on my own, for a footballer it’s easy to do the things that you’re not supposed to, or not what the sport science team says. For example, if there’s a packet of crisps, you’re going to eat them. The same with a packet of sweets. Go to bed at a certain time? You’re not going to if you’re on your own. “


” I got given a pair of Christmas socks with penguins on. They know you’re obviously not going to wear them. I think they do it just to annoy you, to be honest. “


” After a Saturday game, we’re in on a Sunday to cool down and make sure we’re fully back at it again. But it doesn’t really affect things too much. It’s basically like you’ve had a game on the Saturday, and then you’re in the cup on a Tuesday. “


” Obviously, when you’re doing fitness work at a club all week and every week, it’s all about specific drills for what you need to do on the pitch. So I’d be doing a different drill to the centre-midfielders. It’s all specifically tailored for me. For example, my drills are high speed. It’s all about trying to break the line with a sharp sprint. “


” If you go into a tournament thinking that you’re not going to do anything, you might as well not be there because you won’t achieve anything. “


” When you are moulding 30 an hour, it takes its toll on your body. It got to the point where my back was just hanging off. It was time to say, ‘I can’t do this any more’. “


” You hear players in the past say that it’s just a job for them, but for me, it is nothing like that. I literally wish I could play football every day. “


” If you’re not playing with any confidence, then you’re not going to play well at all. You’ve always got to have that inner confidence, and that comes with the goals. “


” Competition for places can only benefit you. If you know you’ve got that much competition, then you’re just going to have to work that extra bit harder so you can catch the gaffer’s eye. “



All 9 Jamie Vardy Quotes about You in picture


When I was living on my own, for a footballer it
I got given a pair of Christmas socks with penguins on. They know you


After a Saturday game, we
Obviously, when you
If you go into a tournament thinking that you
When you are moulding 30 an hour, it takes its toll on your body. It got to the point where my back was just hanging off. It was time to say,
You hear players in the past say that it
If you
Competition for places can only benefit you. If you know you
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